Welcome to Tennessee Urology

The Region’s Premier Urology Practice.
Experience. Personalized Care. Leading-Edge Urologic Treatments. When It Matters Most.

Our Leadership Team


Steve Bass, Chief Executive Officer

Tennessee Urology and United Urology Group

Mr. Bass is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of United Urology Group and Tennessee Urology Associates.  United Urology Group is the management services organization formed when Tennessee Urology was sold to Audax Private Equity in August 2016. Prior to being named CEO in 2018, Mr. Bass was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Secretary and Treasurer of Tennessee Urology.  He served United Urology Group in those same capacities and was responsible for all merger and acquisition activities, strategic business development, corporate administration, real estate, accounting and finance, and information technology.

Barbara O’Brien, Vice President, Human Resources

Tennessee Urology and United Urology Group

As Vice President of Human Resources, Barbara O’Brien focuses on talent management, 
training, compensation, and operational policies for Tennessee Urology and United Urology Group. She has more than 30 years of human resources leadership experience and has led Tennessee Urology’s human resources team since 2008. 


Patricia L. Schnably, Vice President, Marketing & Communications

Tennessee Urology and United Urology Group

Patricia Schnably has served as Vice President of Marketing & Communications for Tennessee Urology since 2008 and currently serves as the marketing lead for both Tennessee Urology and United Urology Group. Patricia’s focus is on the creation of the organization’s overall marketing strategy which includes the development of all company communications, online marketing, advertising, corporate communications, media relations, and strategic planning.


Geoffrey N. Sklar, M.D., F.A.C.S., Chief Medical Officer

Tennessee Urology and United Urology Group

Dr. Sklar has been Chief Medical Officer for Tennessee Urology since 2009. He also serves in this role for United Urology Group.  He is a member of the group’s Executive Clinical Team and chairs Tennessee Urology’s Grand Rounds, the Morbidity and Mortality Committee, and the Multidisciplinary Tumor Board Committee. He also serves as a liaison for the company on medical matters with outside organizations including hospitals and medical insurance groups. His other duties include physician oversight, quality assurance, and risk management.

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Jennifer Taylor, Vice President, Revenue Cycle Management

Tennessee Urology and United Urology Group

Jennifer Taylor joined Tennessee Urology in 2017 and serves as the Vice President of Revenue Cycle Management for Tennessee Urology and United Urology Group. Jennifer served in operations and revenue cycle management roles for a number of healthcare organizations prior to joining Tennessee Urology and is highly skilled in full revenue cycle management, physician relations, operational and strategic healthcare management.


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